I am glad you all love speed humps. They waste fuel, wear suspension,
wear tyres,wear brakes,damage vehicles,cause road rage and contribute
to global warming. They have an other purpose sometimes,to annoy all you
sheeple on to the roads the superior beings want you to use. Pavlov
would have loved them as a conditioning aid
I don't really mind them unless they're the really sharply humped kind
that you have to slow waaaaaay down to go over. I think dips are a
little more effective than bumps though since you can't just speed up to
smooth them out.
I'd love to get some speed bumps installed on the hill I live on, people
regularly scream up it at 35-45 mph despite the 25 mph limit and blind
crest. More than one neighborhood pet has been killed and it's just a
matter of time before it's someones kid. Find another way to force
people to reduce their speed to something sensible in residential
neighborhoods or at least pay attention in certain places and I'm all
ears. First time someone smashed their undercarriage on a speed bump
placed right at the crest they might learn to slow down a bit, better
their car damaged than a pedestrian.
Why is it all the speed cameras I know of are on "fast" main roads and
never on residential estates?
Why is it a camera van parks regularly on a bridge over the A46 near me (a
motorway-like three lane dual carriage way) where doing 10 mph over the
limit would cause no risk, yet never near any of the schools I pass
Now, I wouldn't mind speed bumps, if you could go over them at the legal
limit for that road without discomfort but all the ones I know you have to
drop at least 10mph, sometimes more and even then they are nasty.
They are bad, bad news for emergency vehicles, especially ambulances. If
you've got an accident victim in the back, especially one with suspected
spinal injuries, what do you think the bumps are going to do?
One more question. Do you *never* break speed limits yourself?
People like you are why they have to install speed bumps. Do you
think they just randomly install the things on a public road? The
'natives' pushed to have them installed, and you'll just make them mad
at you. You're the one Pavlov would be proud of, for being conditioned
to think you're more important than the people who live along those
You can't have a sense of humor, if you have no sense!
The people who live on those roads Have no say when they are installed
purely to stop people using them as so called rat runs.
Ps my normal driving habits are very sedate on suburban roads until I
see speed humps
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